This Fact Sheet from the U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) presents summaries of BJA programs that support law enforcement.
BJA assists U.S. state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. The current Fact Sheet summarizes only the BJA programs that address law enforcement needs and services. The BJA program titles are 1) Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies; 2) Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program; 3) Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program; 4) Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program; 5) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program; 6) Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program; 7) Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program; 8) Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program; 9) Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; 10) Intellectual Property Enforcement Program: Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product; 11) Justice Counts Implementation Program; 12) Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program; 13) Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities; 14) Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery; 15) Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative; 16) Law Enforcement National Initiatives to Improve Public Safety, Enhance Operations via Training, Recruitment and Retention and Building Community Trust; 17) Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative; 18) Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Program; 19) National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative; 20) Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program; 21) Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative; 22) Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program; 23) Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor; 24) Smart Prosecution – Innovative Prosecution Solutions Program; 25) Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA Program; 26) Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program; and 27) Project Safe Neighborhoods.